Book cover breakdowns of my always expanding library collection and current reads. Images are replaced with diagonal lines and text is replaced with bars of colour. Ongoing project since 2011, newest additions appear first.


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Cumulative Readings Vol. 1: 1 to 25

Johnny Ryan
Prison Pit Book One: Johnny Ryan

Nicholson Baker
The Mezzanine: Nicholson Baker

Haruki Murakami
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle: Haruki Murakami

Liza Kirwin
Lists...: Liza Kirwin

Ray Fenwick
Hall of Best Knowledge: Ray Fenwick

Christian Leborg
Visual Grammar: Christian Leborg

Norton Juster
The Phantom Tollbooth: Norton Juster

Bruno Munari
Design As Art: Bruno Munari

Jacques Bertin
The Semiology of Graphics: Jacques Bertin

Werkplaats Typografie
The Summer Reader, Again: Werkplaats Typografie

In Praise of Shadows: Jun'ichiro Tanizaki

Todd Oldham
Charley Harper: Todd Oldham

Ed Fella & Geoff McFetridge
Two Lines Align: Ed Fella & Geoff McFetridge

Mike Perry
Over & Over: Mike Perry

Koushun Takami
Battle Royale: Koushun Takami

Edward Tufte
Envisioning Information: Edward Tufte

Edward Tufte
Visual Explanations: Edward Tufte

Boris Brumnjak
Serialize: Boris Brumnjak

Michael Beirut
79 Short Essays on Graphic Design: Michael Beirut

Haruki Murakami
Kafka On the Shore: Haruki Murakami

Mark Z Danielewski
House of Leaves: Mark Z Danielewski

Adrian Shaughnessy
How to be a Graphic Designer...: Adrian Shaughnessy

Mike Perry
Hand Job: Mike Perry

Georges Perec
Thoughts of Sorts: Georges Perec

Italo Calvino
Invisible Cities: Italo Calvino